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Access Bank signs Zambia merger

By Itohan Abara-Laserian Lagos, Oct. 25, 2021 Access Bank Plc has signed an agreement with Atlas Mara Ltd. on a merger between African Banking Corporation Zambia Ltd., and its subsidiary, Access Bank Zambia Ltd. The bank’s Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Herbert Wigwe, said this in a notice posted …

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 Using Science for Public Health Action: NCDC convenes dissemination meeting for Data4COVID19 Africa Challenge

On October 14, 2021, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the College of Medicine, University of Lagos (CMUL) convened a dissemination meeting to present findings from the Data4COVID19 Africa challenge, Nigeria Project. Findings from the project will provide scientific evidence to inform public health action for Nigeria’s response …

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 Buhari urges peace, stability in Ethiopia as Abiy Ahmed begins second five year term as Prime Minister  

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Addis Ababa, called for peace and stability in Ethiopia, amid the many challenges facing the East African country. In his goodwill message at the inauguration ceremony of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for a second-five year term in office, the President pledged that Nigeria would continue …

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Ethiopia’s incumbent PM sworn in for new 5 year term

AddisAbaba,Oct.4,2021 Ethiopia’s incumbent Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed was sworn in on Monday for a new five-year term in office. The swearing-in ceremony was held as part of the first day of the Ethiopian House of Peoples’ Representatives (HoPR)’s new five-year term. Abiy’s ruling party Prosperity Party won a landslide victory …

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Bandits kill security personnel at Niger Rep. border; Troops eliminate dozens in retaliation; Boko Haram fighters kill ISWAP terrorists at Lake Chad region

Nigerian troops eliminated dozens of armed bandits after the killing of 16 security personnel at a border area with Niger Republic. In an intel sighted by PRNigeria, the security personnel killed at the remote border settlement in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State included men of the Nigerian …

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Nigeria-born United Nations Deputy Secretary-General concludes visit to Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia

By Cecilia Ologunagba New York, Sept. 13, 2021 UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed has concluded a three-day visit to Kenya, Tanzania and Somalia. Spokesman for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Stephane Dujarric said this at a press briefing on Monday at UN headquarters, New York. “In her meetings in Somalia, which included …

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